Holiday season: 10 tips for dealing with food allergies

Holiday season is the time of the year where families and friends get together and celebrate around a table stacked with delicious dishes. However, things can get a bit tricky if you are dealing with a food allergy or are going to be hosting a food allergic guest. The last thing anyone wants is having … Continued

Be FIT, stay FIT: How To Keep A Food Journal

If you are looking to improve your wellness and feel more in tune with your body, starting a food journal is a great first step into the right direction. Especially if you are experiencing unwanted and unexplained bodily symptoms such as nausea, bloating, stomachaches, irritability, and migraines on a regular basis, looking at what you … Continued

Food allergy: How to read food labels

You or a loved one recently got diagnosed with a food allergy – and suddenly, the simple act of grocery shopping seems daunting? Reading food labels to make sure you are buying a safe food item can be confusing when you do not know what to look for. Major food allergens The Food Allergen Labeling … Continued

Holiday spice swaps for food intolerances

Are you getting ready for the most wonderful time of the year? Between big family dinners and Christmas cookies, the holiday season always tastes delicious – thanks to warming flavorful spices like cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg, and of course vanilla. Believe it or not, but food intolerances against certain spices are not uncommon. But what … Continued

The difference between food allergy, intolerance & sensitivity

Food allergy, food intolerance, or food sensitivity? When it comes to certain foods and the response they incite in the body after consumption, we use different terms to describe different symptoms. However, these terms are not mutually interchangeable, as they denote different health conditions. Knowing the difference is important, as the symptoms stemming from those … Continued